PROFESSIONAL WRITING SERVICES
Shelby Communications focuses on long-form narratives, articles, web content, copywriting, newsletters, news releases, essays, blogs, editing and proofreading services.
Shelby Communications works with organizations, nonprofits and companies of all sizes to build consideration and awareness internally, externally and with all key stakeholders via marketing, public relations and other forms of strategic communications.
SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT & GRAPHIC DESIGN
Shelby Communications engages and builds social media audiences and prospects through creative writing, graphic design and best practices while staying true to one's brand voice.
Shelby Communications is a professional writing and strategic communications company. The founder, John Shelby, has comprehensive communications experience on-air, in print and online.
Formerly with WBBM-TV in Chicago, John served as assignment editor and field producer for this CBS owned and operated television station. In 1995, John turned down an associate producer position with Newspath, a division of CBS in New York, to return home to St. Louis where he worked as senior assignment editor for KTVI-TV.
During John's broadcast news career, he acquired experience in various positions within a newsroom—including executive producer, assignment editor, producer, anchor, reporter and photographer. In 2000, John was promoted to news director. As news director, John was responsible for editorial leadership, live coverage, coaching, newsroom hires, budgets and all other aspects of running a newsroom. John's broadcast news career has taken him from Washington State to New York State.
John's journalism career began with the St. Louis Sun, a major daily newspaper competing against the established St. Louis Post-Dispatch. In addition, John freelanced with Fox Sports Midwest.
John has a master's degree in communications management with an emphasis on strategic and organizational communications. In addition. he has a bachelor's degree in communications with an emphasis on journalism, radio, TV and film.
Currently, John is an assistant professor of journalism at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri. He is an avid trail runner and skier. He enjoys many outdoor activities on and off the water at Lake of the Ozarks.
More on John Shelby can be found here, https://www.linkedin.com/in/johnshelby/.